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Surviving the pandemic: new challenges for adult social care and the social care market

Discussion paper | May 2020

For the past decade there has been a constant cry from the adult social care sector that it is underfunded and that it is on the brink of collapse. This discussion paper by Visiting Professor John Bolton looks at how councils have avoided the predicted collapse over the period of austerity and explores new problems that have emerged during the Covid 19 pandemic. How can the care provider sector survive after the pandemic?